To date, the automated monitoring of static fixed-scheme processes is managed by workflow tools; yet, a corresponding engine for management and simulation of iterative dynamic and complex processes such as NPD is lacking. The presented research therefore responds to an existing business need. Studying and evaluating the implications of dynamic changes in a process plan should be academically interesting; however, such studies are scarce. The framework proposed in this research provides methods and tools for further studying dynamic process related aspects that were not fully addressed. These issues are discussed in the following sections.
KeywordsProcess Scheme Business Rule Product Data Management Forward Link Logic Option
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